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Handwritten copy (with deletions crossed out and additions added) of the first few sentence of Jefferson

2022 is the Frederick Law Olmsted Bicentennial Year, with Explorations of the Olmsted Legacy Taking Place across the Country

Posted by: Ryan Reft

The year 2022 marks the bicentennial of the birth of landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903). With this in mind, historian Barbara Bair discusses the By the People crowdsourcing transcription project featuring the Subject File in the Frederick Law Olmsted Papers and the Library's upcoming plans to celebrate Olmsted and his contributions to American life.